The Claremont Colleges Library

 The Claremont Colleges, a distinguished consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions located just east of Los Angeles, California seek an energetically creative and innovative Communications and Programs Coordinator for the Claremont Colleges Library.

Reporting to the Director of User Services and Resource Sharing (USERS), the coordinator will engage in a wide range of outreach activities that support and further the efforts of the library to serve the educational and information needs of the faculty, students, and staff of the Claremont Colleges. The incumbent will interact extensively with members of the library’s leadership team and with other librarians and staff to support the organization’s communications and programmatic needs.

Primary responsibilities include overseeing all library internal and external communications; collaborating closely with the Claremont University Consortium’s Director of Communications on creating communications plans and programmatic activities; leading the library’s engagement in publications, exhibitions, programs, and events; and working closely with the User Experience (UX) Web Developer and the USERS team leaders and coordinators to develop an integrated and high-quality UX. The position supports the library’s strategic initiatives by providing strong user-focused customer service and programming. The incumbent also collaborates closely with other USERS team leaders, managers, and coordinators to support the training, engagement, and customer-service orientation of other staff members and student workers in the division.

Requirements include a BA, BS, or equivalent combination of education and experience and three years of professional experience engaged in communications and programs in an academic, research, or special library; museum; or other not-for-profit cultural heritage organization. We also seek creative graphic design expertise; writing and editing skills; and fluency in associated technologies.

Salary is negotiable, with full benefits package included. For the complete position description and application procedures visit: Candidates applying by March 28, 2016 will receive first consideration.


Job Information
  • Claremont, California, 91711, United States
  • 27180997
  • March 4, 2016
  • Communications and Programs Coordinator
  • Claremont University Consortium
  • Public Relations/Marketing
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • 2-3 Years